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    Winding Ways, Healing Ways

    I made this quilt for a friend who is ill. Got the border fabric on sale, liked it so much I hunted down a couple yards of the green and a yard of the pink. I have the Accucut Winding Ways die which I had used before and thought it would be a good choice. The quilt went together well, but when I was all done I decided it was boring. I think I'm not a 'pastel person'. After a day or so, I decided maybe it wasn't boring, it was soothing. It's off to the recipient this week. Hope she likes it and it brings her some comfort.
    The die was expensive, but makes the curved piecing a snap. If you are condsidering making one of these, I would also recommend the book: "Winding Ways" by Nancy MacDonald
    http://www.amazon.com/Winding-Ways-Q...s=winding+ways
    The construction chapter is invaluable, and there's some interesting setting ideas.
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    That is a beautiful quilt and it looks sew soothing.

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    I think it is pretty and you are right, it is relaxing.

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    Very pretty quilt! Pastels are soothing.
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    I agree, I think it is soothing. Absolutely beautiful quilt.

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    What a tremendous job you did with this design. Love everything about it and you are right; it is soothing.

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    She will love it, it is beautiful! And, it is very soothing. Love this colorway.

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    Lovely quilt!
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    Just lovely, great job and thank you for sharing.
    Have a Blessed day
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    That's beautiful, not at all boring!
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    Very pretty I like the colours.
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    Beautiful, beautiful, she will love it

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    Very pretty! Love the soft green with a touch of pink!
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    oooooh so pretty.
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    A beautiful quilt! Love the border fabric!
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    very nice....

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    That is a beautiful quilt and not in the least boring to me - I love the softer colors.

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    Beautiful quilt and the colors are so nice. Your friend will enjoy this special gift.

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    I think it is lovely and so kind of you !

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    I so love the colors, the work, and the sentiment.
    From the artist formerly known as Missus Fear...Hi, my name is Tracy and I am a hobbyaholic.
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    Nothing boring about this! It is lovely. She will love it.
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    Very pretty--the colors are great!!

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    I think it's gorgeous! It will be a wonderful gift for your friend. She is sure to appreciate it.

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    An absolutely beautiful quilt.

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    Very nice!!!!
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